The second round of speakers for the Face The Music conference in Melbourne has been announced with Mark Wilson from Jet, Angie Hart and Charles Jenkins taking to the podium.
2010 marks the third year of Face The Music, presented by The Push and supported by Undercover.
The latest list of speakers also includes:
Mark Wilson, Jet, Bassist,
Angie Hart, Musician,
Michael Haydon, The Middle East, Drummer,
Jason Mayall, Smash Corporation (Fuji Rock Festival), Festival Programmer,
John Mullen, Dew Process, A & R Manager,
Frank Varasso, VR Publicity, Radio Plugger,
Nick O'Byrne, AIR (Australian Independent Record Labels Association), General Manager,
Andy Rantzen, Australia Council, Music Officer,
Kirsty Rivers, APRA, Director Writer Member Services,
Patrick Donovan, Music Victoria, Executive Officer,
Jonathan Williamson, Victoria Rocks, Program Manager,
Tom Harris, White Sky (The Temper Trap), Artist Manager,
Rebecca Laubi, Arts Law Centre of Australia, Senior Solicitor,
Paige Cho, Valleyarm, Administration and Promotions Manager,
Georgia Fields (Popboomerang Records/MGM), Solo Artist,
Simon Huggins, Two Bright Lakes, Founder/Operator, and
Heidi Braithwaite, Riot House Publicity, Publicity and Promotion.
They join the already announced They join Sebastian Chase (MGM – The Groove Merchants), Malcolm Haynes (Glastonbury Music Festival), Rebekah Campbell (Scorpio Music Management - Operator Please, Evermore, Posse.com), Christie Eliezer (Billboard, The Music Network, Beat Magazine), David Vodicka (Media Arts Lawyers, Rubber Records), Lars Brandle (Billboard Magazine), Brett Murrihy (Artist Voice Agency - Empire Of The Sun, The Temper Trap), Rae Harvey (Crucial Music/Redcat Sounds - The Living End, Gyroscope, Children Collide), Richard Moffat (Way Over There - The Falls, Parklife, The Corner), Evan Davis (Village Sounds - Powderfinger, The Vines, Washington), Catherine Haridy (Management - Eskimo Joe, Bob Evans, Basement Birds, Dirt Diamonds), Millie Millgate (Sounds Australia) and Graham Nixon (Resist Records - Parkway Drive, 50 Lions).
Face The Music will be held across Friday November 19 and Saturday November 20 at the Arts Centre in Melbourne.
According to The Push, “Sessions will explore stagecraft and songwriting, international festival opportunities, booking agents, touring, independent releases and labels, distribution and publishing, funding opportunities, career models and industry roles and much more. No matter what level or stage of a career, Face The Music will provide artists and music industry workers with the relevant information and tools to take them to the next level”.
If you want to check out Face The Music head to thepush.com.au